Burry Family History

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Burry Name Meaning

English: possibly a topographic name meaning ‘dweller by the borough (Old English burg) enclosure (Old English (ge)hæg)’, or alternatively a variant spelling of Bury. Swiss German: variant of Burri.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Berry, Burr, Bury, Barry, Curry, Furry, Burgy, Perry, Buley, Busey

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Burry Family Origin

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Burry Family Occupations

What did your Burry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, School, Clerk and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Burry. The most common Burry occupation in Canada was School. 27% of Burry's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Burry family was Builder.

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  • School

  • Clerk

  • Laborer

  • Builder


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Burry ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Burry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Burry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Burry. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Burry. For the veterans among your Burry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Burry Life Expectancy

What is the average Burry lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Burry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Burry in 1951 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Burry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Burry ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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